Editorial: The Real Story–AAPIs are Political AF

On June 3, Daily Bruin writer Kelly Yeo published an article titled, “Asian American activism on campus: an in-depth investigation,” in The Quad, a part of the Daily Bruin. What at first seemed like an exciting investigative report from a publication that rarely reports about our communities was actually a problematic personal narrative that failed to live up to its self reported “in-depth investigation” status.

Ethnicity should be counted (excerpt)

Negar Tehrani’s opinion piece in this past Wednesday’s Daily Bruin addressed a question I’ve wondered about too.  Why don’t applications provide a box to check for “Middle Eastern”?  Currently Middle Eastern Americans check off  “other” or white” for lack of better alternative. At UCLA, the Iranian American, Arabic American, and Israeli American student organizations are…

Pacific Ties in the News

UCLA’s daily student newspaper – The Daily Bruin – wrote an article on our photochallenge competition in today’s paper: http://www.dailybruin.com/news/2009/jan/29/pacific-ties-holding-contest/ Just to clarify – we’re an Asian American Pacific Islander magazine…NOT JUST PACIFIC ISLANDER. To enter out photochallenge, go here: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/event.php?eid=49008821490 THEME: PASSION DEADLINE: FEB 6